Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-2-1993

College/Unit

Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Department/Program/Center

Social Work

Abstract

This book review, part of the third/nonprofit sector literature considers a case study of informal cooperation and decision-making in Shasta County, California. In certain key respects, the case parallels issues of the research literature on commons.

Source Citation

A revised version of this review was published as Ellickson, Robert C. Order without Law: How Neighbors Settle Disputes. Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Quarterly. 22. 3 (Fall, 1993)

Comments

This book offers an interesting case study of informal conflict resolution strategies and tactics in small, rural communities within the larger framework of a number of key debates among legal scholars at the time.

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